by walk6miles - Has this happened to you? You walk into the nurse’s lounge, get your assignment; head out the door for report only to be told that you are getting a third patient... Read More →
by nightmare - Imagine
You wake up slowly, open your eyes and……where am I? Four white walls, white door, brown door…….This is not my bedroom; where is the chest of... Read More →
by Bugaloo - A few months ago, I wrote an article on Allnurses about dealing with annoying co-workers. During the time I wrote that article I was mired in negativity about my... Read More →
by Nur_1996 - They call me the swamp nurse. I work with male juvenile offenders ages 14-18.
In Ochopee Florida where the alligators surround us and the lost swamp boys serve... Read More →
by tvccrn - Working as a nurse in a very small rural hospital gives you a chance to get to know your patients. You meet them on the street, in the grocery store, and at school... Read More →
by tachybradyRN - My brother, James, had a rough time as a child. He was quite socially awkward, showing many of the characteristics of Asperger’s Syndrome (without ever being... Read More →
by VickyRN - Context
the web resource allnurses.com is the world's largest nursing online community, with upwards of 280,000 members and 30,000 users daily. there are 6.4... Read More →
by jcaste - During clinicals, students need to protect themselves from being taken advantage of by nurses, certified nurse assistants (CNA's) and patients. Often when a... Read More →
by UM Review RN - I figured something out last night. The maker of grocery carts changed jobs. You know, you grab a grocery cart, the wheels start shimmying like four strippers with... Read More →
by FranEMTnurse - A nurse named Florence Nightengale, worked in a hospital where tuberculosis ran rampant. Nothing the medical professionals did solved the excalating number of... Read More →
by mother/babyRN - :Forgetful Moments and Older Nurses…
Getting older in nursing is just like getting older in real life.
Sometimes it’s worse.
It can be worse because not... Read More →
by NotReady4PrimeTime - I've lost count of the times I've heard that exclamation from another nurse. I've also forgotten how many times I've heard, "I just don't know how you do it," not... Read More →
by shannonFNP - Wrinkles adorned his face in all the right places that a man aged to his 70's should have. He didn't smile now, but lines around his mouth were indicative that he... Read More →
by Tele_Nurse4u - School taught me everything I know. School taught me the delicate balance of life, how to be A FIXER. Fix problems and help patients achieve a better way of life. A... Read More →
by vadushkas_nurse - I started out full time as a new grad in the ER department and casually on a nephrology unit. The completion of a long time goal was finally there and I was awe... Read More →
by 43RN20 - Every ad claims that the employer has the best working conditions; the best staffing ratio; the best educational program; the best flexibility; the best benefit... Read More →
by vadushkas_nurse - I am almost four years into my career as an ER nurse and now concurrently working through the obstacles known as graduate school. I am constantly being torn between... Read More →
by 2shihtzus - So I've been at my new job for almost 3 weeks. I won't say that I like it. Truth be told, I hate it. I don't know anyone, so I can't be myself. I just show up and... Read More →